Better Business Bureau

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Debt Scammers Use Scare Tactics To Swindle People Out Of Money

A debt collection scam uses scare tactics in an attempt to swindle people out of money. Now the Better Business Bureau and Denver’s District Attorney are warning about threatening callers.

01/31/2013

Josh Rodriguez talks with CBS4's Ty Brennan (credit: CBS)

Fundraising Company Doesn’t Deliver To Loveland Wrestling Team

A youth wrestling team trying to raise money lost it instead when a fundraising program turned out to be a fraud.

12/28/2012

A New England Patriots fan shows support for the 26 victims of the mass shooting that took place at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 16, 2012, in Foxboro, Mass. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Scammers Waste No Time After Connecticut Tragedy

As Newtown, Conn. begins the long process of recovering from this nation’s latest massacre, criminals are trying to capitalize on sympathies of those who want to help.

12/18/2012

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Letter Asking To File Annual Minutes Is Unneccessary

Businesses complain about getting a letter asking for money to file annual minutes with the Secretary of State’s Office. Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks finds out this is not required under Colorado law.

11/27/2012

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Emergency Situations Open Door For High Charges

Some service people may charge extreme prices during emergency situation. 4 On Your Side Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks takes a look at why this is not illegal and how you can keep this from happening to you.

10/01/2012

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New Scam Targets Utility Customers

Xcel Energy is warning customers of a national scam targeting utility customers. The crooks are trying to get Social Security and checking account numbers.

07/18/2012

John Suthers (credit: coloradoattorneygeneral.gov)

Attorney General Warns Against Wildfire Scammers

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is warning about scam artists preying on wildfire victims and on people trying to donate to relief funds.

07/10/2012

Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks talks with BBB President Dale Mingilton. (credit: CBS)

Victims Of Colorado Wildfires Are Wary Of Being Victims Of Scammers

In the wake of record wildfires in Colorado, homeowners who lost everything are anxious to put their lives back to together again. Now they have to be on the lookout for scam artists.

07/03/2012

The moving truck with the Whites' belongings (credit: CBS4)

Moving Companies Struggle To Keep Up With Demand

Anyone planning to move should know their belongings might not get there when promised as many moving companies downsized their fleets during the recession.

06/16/2012

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Girls Scam Residents Using Claim Of Magazine Sales

What began with a knock on the door became a costly lesson for one homeowner.

04/07/2012

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